Jyp Records Highest Profits Among Entertainment Companies In 2nd Quarter

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JYP Records Highest Profits Among Entertainment Companies In 2nd Quarter
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JYP Records Highest Profits Among Entertainment Companies In 2nd Quarter

JYP Entertainment has enjoyed great financial success these past few months!

On August 14, the Financial Supervisory Service reported that JYP Entertainment had recorded the highest profits in the second quarter (April-June) among entertainment companies, beating out agencies such as SM and YG.

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The FSS recorded a profit of about 6.9 billion won (approximately $6 million) from JYP in the second quarter of 2017, 81.5 percent higher than what they recorded around the same time last year. Their sales and net profit for the term also rose 59 percent and 135.9 percent compared to last year.

Kim Sa Rang's appearance records highest ever ratings for 'I Live Alone'
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Kim Sa Rang's appearance records highest ever ratings for 'I Live Alone'

Actress Kim Sa Rang made a guest appearance on the June 23 broadcast of 'I Live Alone', recording the highest ratings since the show first began!

During the first half of the broadcast, the show gained a rating of 7.8%, then 9.4% in the latter half, beating out 'Baek Jong Won's Top 3 Chefs' and 'The Best Shot', which air during the same time slot.

Kim Sa Rang is a model turned actress who gained the spotlight with her grand 'Miss Korea' win in 2000 as well as her rolein 'Secret Garden'.

JYP Entertainment tops operating profit for the 2nd quarter of 2017, beating both SM and YG
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JYP Entertainment tops operating profit for the 2nd quarter of 2017, beating both SM and YG

Of the 'Big 3,' JYP Entertainment ranked #1 in operating profit for the second quarter of 2017. 

According to the Financial Supervisory Service on August 14, JYP Entertainment recorded 6,929,000,000 KRW (~6,070,083 USD) in operating profit for Q2, which is an 81.5% increase YOY (Year Over Year) or compared to the same period last year. Revenue was recorded at 28,527,000,000 KRW (~24,990,801 USD) and net income recorded 6,813,000,000 (~5,968,462 USD), which is also respectively an 59% and 135.9% increase YOY. 

Lets Eat Dinner Together Episode Featuring BTSs Jin And Jungkook Records Highest Ratings In Its Time Slot
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Lets Eat Dinner Together Episode Featuring BTSs Jin And Jungkook Records Highest Ratings In Its Time Slot

JTBCs most recent episode of Lets Eat Dinner Together recorded top viewership ratings in its time slot.

According to Nielsen Korea, the September 27 episode featuring BTS members Jin and Jungkook recorded viewer ratings of 5.863 percent. This is a slight decrease from last weeks ratings of 6.1 percent, but the show still secured its place as the No. 1 show in its time slot.

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Many viewers tuned in and watched the two BTS members bicker, Lee Kyung Kyu cracking up over Jins dad jokes, and Jungkook opening up to Kang Ho Dong about his concern. The producer of the show also shared his thoughts afterwards about having the BTS members on the show.

How Ravi & Jellyfish Entertainment Reacted To 'BOMB' MV Controversy
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How Ravi & Jellyfish Entertainment Reacted To 'BOMB' MV Controversy

VIXX's Ravi just dropped MV for his new song "BOMB" as his solo debut but it received a lot of controversies. He then said his apology for not being careful about some scenes in the MV.

On his Twitter account posted on Jan. 9, Ravi left a message for everyone that he was really sorry for some scenes in "BOMB" MV that caused discomfort. Some scenes on the music video contained objectification of women and he sincerely said his apology for not being careful, Soompireported.

VIXX's agency, Jellyfish Entertainment, also released their official statement saying that the agency took full responsibility on that. They also added that they promised to continue working hard and producing more good music.